Invigorating & rich in variety: active breaks in the Salzkammergut
Holiday amid imposing mountains and idyllic lakes
Highlights by Lake Wolfgang
In the Salzkammergut, you're surrounded by stunning landscapes: lovely meadows set against a backdrop of striking mountains and the sparkling lake. Make the most of the great outdoors for sporting activities and relaxation during your stay at the Romantik Hotel Im Weissen Rössl.
Enjoy an active & utterly invigorating break by Lake Wolfgang
A holiday by Lake Wolfgang allows for the perfect blend of active pursuits and relaxation The mountains and lakes of the Salzkammergut offer every opportunity to let off steam and unwind. Enjoy hiking, cycling, swimming, bathing, going out in boats and much more.
Hiking in the Salzkammergut: a feast of landscapes
Marvel at the amazing mountain panorama from down in the valley and up above! Get your hiking boots on and strike out on long hikes amid the Salzkammergut mountains. When you reach the summit, admire the spectacular views across the mountains and the turquoise-blue Lake Wolfgang. It's an incredible feeling of freedom.
When hiking, the journey can be just as wonderful as the destination. New and enchanting views open up to you again and again. Walk across lush, green alpine meadows and look forward to a hearty snack at the next hut. You might come across a hidden mountain lake to cool your feet.
Cycling for everyone: MTB or pleasure cycling
The area around Lake Wolfgang in the Salzkammergut is also known for its range of bike trips and mountain biking trails. Get on your mountain bike and climb the peaks. For those who prefer a more leisurely approach, there are all sorts of easy and enjoyable cycling routes through the Salzkammergut or along Lake Wolfgang. With such a large selection of routes, there's one to suit every ability!
A surefire highlight of any holiday in the Salzkammergut is a ride on the historic Schafberg mountain railway
Starting in St. Wolfgang, it climbs the majestic Schafberg with ease. After a thrilling ride on the historic cog railway, admire one of the most beautiful panoramas in Austria from the mountain station. If you like, you can also explore the summit of the Schafberg and the surrounding area. It's an absolute must during your active break in the Salzkammergut!
Get active, then cool off in Lake Wolfgang
After a day of strenuous activity, there's nothing better than cooling off in Lake Wolfgang: simply leap into the refreshing water. From the lake, you can also enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of the Salzkammergut mountains.
The crystal-clear waters reach a temperature of up to 26°C in summer: ideal for leisurely bathing. You can also relax on the hotel's private sunbathing lawn.
Activities in & around the lake: watersports, boat trips & Nordic walking
Lake Wolfgang is perfectly set up for all sorts of watersports, so it's the ideal location for an active holiday. Swimming, fishing, boating or scuba diving – the choice is yours. Why not take advantage of the practical boat rental service at the Hotel Im Weissen Rössl on Lake Wolfgang. Sail the glittering waters of the lake in a rowing boat or electric boat and enjoy the wonderful feeling of being right in the midst of nature.
You can also explore the lakeside on beautiful hikes or Nordic walking trips. And there are all sorts of events for runners, too.
The perfect base: the Romantik Hotel Im Weissen Rössl
The Romantik Hotel Im Weissen Rössl makes the ideal base for your active holiday in the Salzkammergut. Located right beside Lake Wolfgang and with your own private access to the lake, it's perfect for setting straight out on adventures. Afterwards, relax in the SPA im See, with the world's only floating jacuzzi, the heated Lake Pool and much more. Or indulge at the restaurants of the Romantik Hotel.